PRESS RELEASE: Induro Introduces New Line of Tripods, Monopods and Heads
Elmsford, NY October 1, 2009 –Continuous innovation and a dogged commitment to quality has kept Induro a leader in the premium quality tripod and support gear market. As a result, professionals and enthusiasts around the world reach for an Induro when they head out on assignment or board an airplane for a vacation or holiday trip. One look at the new generation of Induro products and you will understand why Induro is the finest tripod money can buy.
To maintain this quality, the Induro U.S. design team looked at every aspect of the product line and, utilizing their extensive resources, came up with new designs from top to bottom. The engineers started with the spider – the heart of any tripod – and designed it with a wider stance, reinforced cross braces and engineered it to be machined out of high strength Magnesium alloy. Refinements such as ergonomic leg locks, oversized center column lock and enhanced leg angle locks all contribute to a tripod system with measurably greater stability, rigidity and higher load capacity. And, each leg angle has been selected for maximum performance.
Changes in the leg lock make locking and unlocking the legs fast and easy – a quick half turn is all that is needed – and the ergonomic, rubberized locks fit your hand perfectly, even if you’re wearing gloves. In addition, the innovative dust and moisture-resistant seals assure reliable performance in virtually any environment.
Induro tripods are available in a wide range of sizes for any shooting situation. Whether you’re working in a studio, or in the field, Induro has a tripod for every photographer.
“The new Induro Carbon Fiber 8X CT-Series tripods are the strongest, most stable tripods ever offered,” states Jeff Karp Induro Product Marketing Manager. “Unlike most companies, we have the ability to fabricate our own carbon fiber tubing. And we take it one step further than other companies, by using eight layers of Carbon Fiber to produce the strongest legs in the industry -- up to 60% stronger overall than conventional carbon fiber material.”
Induro AT-Series Aluminum Alloy tripods are made from the highest grade materials and are designed to offer the uncompromising quality, strength and durability demanded by professionals and serious photographers, at a reasonable price. Like all tripods in the new Induro family, the AT-Series incorporates enhancements that make them more rugged, stable and capable of handling higher load capacities. And the range of features and included accessories is unequalled in the marketplace.
For the photographer who wants a tripod with matching head, the Induro Adventure Series Tripod Kits have become one of the most popular products on the market today. While they were conceived with the budget-conscious photographer in mind, a close look will show that no compromises were made in the materials, design or construction. The AKB kits include an aluminum and magnesium tripod with quick lock legs and a single-action ballhead with quick release plate. Built to the same standards, and having the same enhancements as top-of-the-line Induro professional tripods, Induro has created an outstanding tripod outfit for an outstanding price.
Induro Monopods have also become very important equipment for photographers. They offer support in tight spaces, plus the mobility needed in fast shooting situations. The new Carbon Fiber and Aluminum alloy models take full advantage of the latest refinements and have up to twice the load capacity of earlier models. They’re ideal for photographers on the move - Sports, Nature, Landscape, Travel – and in the studio.
With the introduction of the new BHD-Series, Induro has brought the professional ballhead to a new level. These dual-action ballheads offer increased load capacities, large ergonomic locking knobs, adjustable drag and tension control, independent panning control and much more. To provide maximum strength and lighter weight, the new BHD-series ballheads are made of precision-machined Magnesium alloy. In response to photographers’ requests, the latest Induro ballheads have an Arca-Swiss style quick release plate system for maximum compatibility and flexibility.
“The Induro Gimbal Head is an exciting new product.” states Karp, “These heads allow you to position your long, heavy telephoto lenses at their center of gravity so they are essentially “weightless.” This makes vertical and horizontal tracking of fast moving objects fast and easy – providing a level of control and freedom of movement not possible with any other support systems.
A visit to your dealer or to InduroGear.com will give you the information you need, including new videos, to make an informed decision.
(First posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 14:08 EDT)